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27 January 2023

IBM DS8000 Transparent Cloud Tiering: DS8000 Release 9.3

This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad understanding of storage clouds and the initial functions that were introduced for mainframe data to be transferred to cloud storage . IBM Data Facility …

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16 January 2023

IBM FlashSystem 9500 Product Guide

This IBM® Redpaper® Product Guide describes the IBM FlashSystem® 9500 solution, which is a next-generation IBM FlashSystem control enclosure. It combines the performance of flash and a Non-Volatile …

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12 December 2022

Cyber Resiliency with Splunk Enterprise and IBM FlashSystem Storage Safeguarded Copy with IBM Copy Services Manager

The focus of this document is to highlight early threat detection by using Splunk Enterprise and proactively start a cyber resilience workflow in response to a cyberattack or malicious user action. …

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IBM DS8000 Transparent Cloud Tiering: DS8000 Release 9.3

27 January 2023, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad understanding of storage clouds and the initial functions that were introduced for mainframe data to be transferred to cloud storage . IBM Data Facility Storage Management Subsystem (DFSMS) and the IBM DS8000® added functions to provide elements of serverless data movement, and for IBM z/OS® to communicate with a storage cloud. The function is known ...


IBM FlashSystem 9500 Product Guide

16 January 2023, Redpaper

This IBM® Redpaper® Product Guide describes the IBM FlashSystem® 9500 solution, which is a next-generation IBM FlashSystem control enclosure. It combines the performance of flash and a Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe)-optimized architecture with the reliability and innovation of IBM FlashCore® technology and the rich feature set and high availability (HA) of IBM Spectrum® Virtualize. Often, ...


Cyber Resiliency with Splunk Enterprise and IBM FlashSystem Storage Safeguarded Copy with IBM Copy Services Manager

12 December 2022, Blueprint

The focus of this document is to highlight early threat detection by using Splunk Enterprise and proactively start a cyber resilience workflow in response to a cyberattack or malicious user action. The workflow uses IBM® Copy Services Manager (CSM) as orchestration software to invoke the IBM FlashSystem® storage Safeguarded Copy function, which creates an immutable copy of the data in an ...


Using RDP with IBM FlashSystem to Debug Fibre Channel Optics Errors

07 December 2022, Blueprint

The focus of this IBM® blueprint is to showcase the Read Diagnostic Parameters (RDP) feature of the Fibre Channel protocol (FCP). The data that is provided by RDP commands can simplify the process of managing and analyzing any issues on complex SAN fabrics. In this blueprint, we provide guidance to help users and administrators understand the meaning of RDP data and how to use it. The intent of ...


IBM FlashSystem and VMware Implementation and Best Practices Guide

26 October 2022, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication details the configuration and best practices for using the IBM FlashSystem® family of storage products within a VMware environment. The first version of this book was published in 2021 and specifically addressed IBM Spectrum® Virtualize Version 8.4 with VMware vSphere 7.0. This second version of this book includes all the enhancements that are available with IBM ...


IBM FlashSystem 5200 Product Guide

22 July 2022, Redpaper

This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide publication describes the IBM FlashSystem® 5200 solution, which is a next-generation IBM FlashSystem control enclosure. It is an NVMe end-to-end platform that is targeted at the entry and midrange market and delivers the full capabilities of IBM FlashCore® technology. It also provides a rich set of software-defined storage (SDS) features that are delivered by ...


Implementing IBM FlashSystem with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.4

07 April 2022, Redbooks

Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM FlashSystem® solution that is powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize V8.4. This innovative storage offering delivers essential storage efficiency technologies and exceptional ease of use and performance, all integrated into a compact, modular design that is offered at a competitive, ...


Implementation Guide for IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on Microsoft Azure Version 8.4.3

15 March 2022, Redbooks

IBM® Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud is now available on Microsoft Azure. With IBM Spectrum® Virtualize for Public Cloud 8.4.3, users can deploy a highly available two-node cluster running IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on supported Microsoft Azure virtual machines (VMs). This all-inclusive, bring your own license (BYOL) software offering provides the ability to virtualize, ...


IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition V1.3.2.2: Installation and Configuration Guide

10 March 2022, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you with the planning, installation, and configuration of the new IBM Spectrum® Archive Enterprise Edition (EE) Version 1.3.2.2 for the IBM TS4500, IBM TS3500, IBM TS4300, and IBM TS3310 tape libraries. IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition enables the use of the LTFS for the policy management of tape as a storage tier in an IBM Spectrum Scale based ...


IBM FlashSystem Best Practices and Performance Guidelines for IBM Spectrum Virtualize Version 8.4.2

02 February 2022, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication captures several of the preferred practices and describes the performance gains that can be achieved by implementing the IBM FlashSystem® products that are powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize Version 8.4.2. These practices are based on field experience. This book highlights configuration guidelines and preferred practices for the storage area network (SAN) ...

 
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